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Old 11-04-2009, 01:45 AM   #1
Oct 2009
Groton, CT
Posts: 73

Wondering if anyone has ever built/fab'd/made/etc. a distributer to split off co2 lines off of the co2 regulator or wherever to run multilple kegs off of 1 tank. i am sure there is a way because it seems like lowes/home depot has all the necessary components but i am not the problem solving type.
Primary 1: Cream Ale {e} (11/4/09)
Primary 2: Kat's Irish Red {PM} (11/9/09)
Secondary 1: Empty
Secondary 2: Empty
Sanke 1: Empty
Lagering Corny 1: Oktoberfest {e} (10/17/09)
Corny 2: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale {e}(10/24/09)
Corny 3: Empty
Corny 4: Empty

Bottled: Smoked Porter {e}(9/17/09), Black Cherry Ale {e} (10/9/09), Raspberry Heffeweissen {e} (10/17/09)
Planned: MH#9 clone, black cherry ale v2, blonde ale, holiday spiced ale, budlite clone, and edwort's apflewein,

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Old 11-04-2009, 01:47 AM   #2
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They have the two way splitters for CO2, only a couple of bucks each. The only downside is you have to keep the same pressure on both kegs.

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Old 11-04-2009, 02:05 AM   #3
Sep 2009
Tulare County California
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I little much, but the check valves are important to me. I found this one to be one of the more affordable ones to buy since I didn't want to mess with making one:

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Old 11-04-2009, 02:21 AM   #4
Apr 2009
Cincinnati, OH
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Harbor Freight sells a solid brass coupler cross for $2.99 (item 93649) that has four 1/4" female NPT ports and a 7 piece hose repair kit (item 94501) for 6.99 that has brass 1/4 NPT fittings with 1/4" barbs with stainless hose clamps. Buy 2 of the hose repair kits and all your fittings are taken care of to run 3 kegs. Buy a 1/4" NPT plug at Lowes or HD for the other port if you only want to run 2 kegs.

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Old 10-10-2010, 03:02 PM   #5
Feb 2010
Fairfield, California
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VolFan~ Good looking out! Thats what I'm going to do!

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Old 10-10-2010, 03:26 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by hmmmbeer View Post
VolFan~ Good looking out! Thats what I'm going to do!
Up to you, but like Greg, I wouldn't do it without a check valve for each keg. The shut-off valves from Keg Connections have built in check valves. Well worth the extra bucks.

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